Using Nature in Play – Our favourite loose parts to use at home

“The land is where our roots are.  The children must be taught to feel and live in harmony with the earth” Maria Montessori. In my love of collecting pieces from nature, I have passed it onto my son. A couple of months ago we were walking to a late rugby league game and there was a lot of foot traffic. “That leaf! I need that … Continue reading Using Nature in Play – Our favourite loose parts to use at home

Lemon Play Dough

We have a lemon tree out the back of our house and this year we have had heaps of lemons grow. Last year we only got 3 lemons off the tree…Strange! So this year I thought I would try as many recipes with lemon in as I can. I need to do more because so far I have only done Lemon Meringue Pie, Lemon Honey, … Continue reading Lemon Play Dough

Ice Cream Decor Inspiration

I have been exploring all the amazing and beautiful ice cream decor pieces out there and thought I would share my favourite ones here with all the links to their websites.  Whether you’re having an ice cream party or just adding some ice cream touches to your child’s bedroom we have found the pieces for you! Ice Cream Decor for the bedroom:   1 Felt … Continue reading Ice Cream Decor Inspiration

Kids new wallpaper range by Alisa and Lysandra

Have you seen Alisa and Lysandra’s (from The Block) new kids wallpaper designs? Here are some stunning pics from their new range.   The design Duo Alisa and Lysandra worked with Grafico on a challenge for the hit reality TV show ‘The Block: Fans vs Faves’. Since then they have collaborated to create a number of custom wall coverings for bespoke interior design projects. “We choose … Continue reading Kids new wallpaper range by Alisa and Lysandra

Children’s Playhouses – A fun and beautiful place to play and learn

A playhouse is such an asset for any family home and lately I have seen some amazing ones that parents have worked hard to renovate from an old shabby dusty house full of cobwebs to beautiful trendy spaces for their children. These playhouses welcome children in to play and use their imagination. When children are involved in family play they are learning so much. Children … Continue reading Children’s Playhouses – A fun and beautiful place to play and learn

DIY Panda Pinata

I made my own Panda Pinata for Marley’s BIrthday Party.  I allowed myself two weeks to make it, and I worked on it a little bit everyday and finished it after a week and a half. What you will need to make your own pinata: Large amount of cardboard (enough for the size you want) Pen Scissors Craft Knife Strong Tape Stapler PVA Glue Paint … Continue reading DIY Panda Pinata